Men and the consumption of meat

From Quartz: “Until this year, U.S. government guidelines supported the idea that meat was — if not manly — at least a staple of a healthy diet. But in January, U.S. dietary guidelines broke with tradition. Buried many pages in the dense federal document was a caution directed at men: ‘Some individuals, especially teen boys and adult men, also need to reduce overall intake of protein foods by decreasing intakes of meats, poultry and eggs and increasing amounts of vegetables or other under-consumed food groups’ … High meat consumption has been linked to a long list of health problems.”

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